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349 Famous Quotes by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron)

This is to be along; this, this is solitude!

Solitude Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Childe Harold (canto II, st. 26)

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Among them, but not of them.

Solitude Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Childe Harold (canto III, st. 113)

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In solitude, when we are least alone.

Solitude Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Childe Harold (canto III, st. 90)

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'Tis solitude should teach us how to die; It hath no flatterers; vanity can give No hollow aid; alone--man with his God must strive.

Solitude Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Childe Harold (canto IV, st. 33)

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Solitary trees, if they grow at all, grow strong.

Solitude Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Childe Harold (canto IV, st. 33)

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When Bishop Berkeley said "there was no matter." And proved it--'t was no matter what he said.

Argument Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Don Juan (canto XI, st. 1), an allusion to a dissertation by Berkeley on Mind and Matter found in no

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I am bound to furnish my antagonists with arguments, but not with comprehension.

Argument Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Don Juan (canto XI, st. 1), an allusion to a dissertation by Berkeley on Mind and Matter found in no

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Her glossy hair was cluster'd o'er a brow Bright with intelligence, and fair and smooth; Her eyebrow's shape was like the aerial bow, Her cheek all purple with the beam of youth, Mounting, at times, to a transparent glow, As if her veins ran lightning.

Beauty Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Don Juan (canto I, st. 61)

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She walks in beauty like the night Of cloudless chimes and starry skies; And all that's best of dark and bright Meet in her aspect and her eyes: Thus mellowed to that tender light Which heaven to gaudy day denies.

Beauty Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: She Walks in Beauty

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Ecclesiastes said that "all is vanity," Most modern preachers say the same, or show it By their examples of true Christianity: In short, all know, or very short may know it.

Vanity Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Don Juan (canto VII, st. 6)

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Oh, for a forty-parson power to chant Thy praise, Hypocrisy! Oh, for a hymn Loud as the virtues thou dost loudly vaunt, Not practise!

Hypocrisy Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Don Juan (canto X, st. 34)

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Be hypocritical, be cautious, be Not what you seem but always what you see.

Hypocrisy Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Don Juan (canto XI, st. 86)

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The nympholepsy of some fond despair.

Despair Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Childe Harold (canto IV, st. 115)

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Heroic, stoic Cato, the sententious, Who lent his lady to his friend Hortensius.

Character Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Don Juan (canto VI, st. 7)

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So well she acted all and every part By turns--with that vivacious versatility, Which many people take for want of heart. They err--'tis merely what is call'd mobility, A thing of temperament and not of art, Though seeming so, from its supposed facility; And false--though true; for surely they're sincerest Who are strongly acted on by what is nearest.

Character Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Don Juan (canto XVI, st. 97)

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With more capacity for love than earth Bestows on most of mortal mould and birth, His early dreams of good out-stripp'd the truth, And troubled manhood follow'd baffled youth.

Character Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Lara (canto I, st. 18)

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Like the lost pleiad seen no more below.

Stars Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Beppo (st. 14)

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And wrinkles, the d--d democrats, won't flatter.

Democracy Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Don Juan (canto X, st. XXIV)

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Eternal Spirit of the chainless Mind! Brightest in dungeons, Liberty! thou art, For there thy habitation is the heart-- The heart which love of thee alone can bind; And when thy sons to fetters are consign'd-- To fetters and damp vault's dayless gloom, Their country conquers with their martyrdom. - Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron),

Liberty Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Sonnet--Introductory to Prisoner of Chillon

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While Washington's a watchword, such as ne'er Shall sink while there's an echo left to air.

Washington, george Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Age of Bronze (st. 5)

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Where may the wearied eye repose, When gazing on the Great; Where neither guilty glory glows, Nor despicable state? Yes--one the first, the last, the best, The Cincinnatus of the West Whom envy dared not hate, Bequeathed the name of Washington To make man blush; there was but one.

Washington, george Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Ode to Napoleon Buonaparte, referring to George Washington

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Earth! render back from out thy breast A remnant of our Spartan dead! Of the three hundred grant but three, To make a new Thermopylae!

Soldiers Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Don Juan (canto III, st. 86)

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His breast with wounds unnumber'd riven, His back to earth, his face to heaven.

Soldiers Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Giaour (l. 675)

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My boat is on the shore, And my bark is on the sea: But, before I go, Tom Moore, Here's a double health to thee!

Toasts Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: to Thomas Moore

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Few things surpass old wine; and they may preach Who please, the more because they preach in vain,-- Let us have wine and women, mirth and laughter, Sermons and soda-water the day after.

Wine and spirits Quotes, by Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) , Source: Don Juan (canto II, st. 178)

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